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Training and Education for Today’s Rapidly Changing Supply Chain Landscape

Our profession is advancing rapidly and changing almost daily, posing new challenges to the supply management professional. As our industry evolves, so does ISM training. We are the only supply management association that provides training in all areas of our supply management profession.

We stay on top of trends and changes to keep our training relevant to what our members expect and need for success. With globally-recognized training programs, ISM education is respected across industries within supply management.

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Ways to Train in Supply Chain Management

ISM offers a variety of ways to get the training you need for success and advancement.

Classroom In-Person Training

From in-depth seminars delivered around the US to onsite training delivered by global supply management industry experts around the world, our classroom offers individuals focused learning with their instructors and the ability to network and engage with other attendees.

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Live Online Training

ISM offers a robust suite of live online training opportunities, recognizing that virtual learning is both convenient and economical. Choose from short, info-packed webinars to more in-depth virtual classroom and guided study courses where you get the benefit of live instruction.

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Self-Paced Training

ISM provides a library of self-paced learning from hot topic, on-demand webinars, to interactive skill-based e-learning. These offerings are designed for the busy professional. You get the flexibility to study anytime, anywhere.

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Upcoming Education

  • March

    04-31

    2021

    Guided Learning

    Sourcing in a Modern World

    Eliminate bottlenecks and master strategic sourcing with this ISM guided learning online course. The demands placed on today’s purchasing managers and buyers require more advanced skills, knowledge and expertise than in years past. Strategic sourcing is essential to the procurement process and will help practitioners continuously improve and re-evaluate the company’s purchasing activities and the requirements of its stakeholders. Led by an ISM subject matter expert, this course covers sourcing in the modern world through weekly webinars and daily online training modules that consist of multimedia, knowledge checks and practical application activities.

    Online
  • Mar-Apr

    08-09

    2021

    Get prepared for the Supply Management Integration exam with ISM's Guided Learning course. Designed with today's busy professional in mind, this comprehensive, self-paced course will provide a deep understanding of core supply management competencies and set you up for success on the exam.

  • March

    09-10

    2021

    Materials management is an organizational approach used to integrate the supply management functions within a company. It involves the planning, acquisition, flow and distribution of production materials from the raw material state to the finished product. Logistics is the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, cost-effective flow and storage of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information from point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. This course will focus on the integrated approach to optimize an organization.

    Online
    Joseph P. Gallagher, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P.
  • March

    10

    2021

    Navigating risk is critical for any business. This course will show you how to identify risk and prepare a risk management strategy in a dynamic business environment. Supply management professionals require knowledge, skills and tools to effectively understand the scope of risk, domestically and internationally. Delivering proactive solutions will ensure the organization is adequately prepared for the known and unknown.

    *** Please Note: ISM uses Zoom Meeting for its virtual learning sessions, this free application is required to participate.

    Online
    Ralph L Carlton II, CPSM
  • March

    24-25

    2021

    Negotiation skills not only influence individual purchases, but also business relationships. It is an exploratory and communication process that identifies interests, walkaway alternatives and options. This course will hone your negotiation skills and build a foundation of knowledge enabling you to provide the best outcome for your organization.

    Online
    Ralph L Carlton II, CPSM